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Samick Club

Discussion in 'Guitar Owners Clubs' started by Tele-Champ, Sep 6, 2010.

  1. Tele-Champ

    Tele-Champ Tele-Holic

    999
    May 8, 2009
    FL
    Show yer Samicks!

    Here's my Concord ~


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  2. homerzeppelin

    homerzeppelin Tele-Afflicted

    Mar 21, 2009
    USA
  3. Tele-Champ

    Tele-Champ Tele-Holic

    999
    May 8, 2009
    FL

    Nice Avion!
     
  4. JayFreddy

    JayFreddy Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    53
    Nov 6, 2006
    Dallas TX USA
    Didn't even know there was a Samick Club! Mine's a 1991 SAT 650.

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    Bridge and tuning machines have been upgraded to Gotoh Japan. Stock pickups were upgraded to Bill and Becky L500's, pots upgraded to CTS, and the switch with Switchcraft. Fitted with a new Graph Tech nut, black Gibson speed knobs, and refretted with jumbo stainless steel frets.
     
  5. tintag27

    tintag27 Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    Jan 18, 2010
    Old England
    No surprise that Tele owners have such good taste! Here's mine - Royale with replacement Kent Armstrong HB & SC pups
     

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  6. rangercaster

    rangercaster Friend of Leo's

    May 8, 2008
    portland, or
    most of my Samicks have names on them like Washburn, Epiphone or Gretsch ... except for my purple Rangercaster ... [​IMG][​IMG]
     
  7. amx1

    amx1 TDPRI Member

    75
    Feb 23, 2006
    Alberta Canada
    Torino TR-1
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  8. Tdot

    Tdot Poster Extraordinaire

    Apparently a rare bird, Greg Bennett sig edition of the Formula body style.

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  9. Tele-Champ

    Tele-Champ Tele-Holic

    999
    May 8, 2009
    FL

    PUR-DY!!! [​IMG]
     
  10. Tele-Champ

    Tele-Champ Tele-Holic

    999
    May 8, 2009
    FL

    Nice double bound! Love the color ~ Teal flame top?
     
  11. Tdot

    Tdot Poster Extraordinaire

    Teal quilt-top;) That pic is rather dull, it's much prettier in person.
     
  12. Tele-Champ

    Tele-Champ Tele-Holic

    999
    May 8, 2009
    FL

    Quilt-top, of course! I don't know how I missed that one, because my Samick Concord is actually a quilt-top, also... :oops:


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    How about some more pics of your teal beauty?..
     
  13. Tdot

    Tdot Poster Extraordinaire

    Oddly, I don't have other shots. Most of my guitar photos are just snapshots or phone pics:rolleyes:

    I keep thinking I'll get around to some setup shots. (But subconsciously I must think having good pics is a step toward eBay or something :eek: )

    To-do, to-do, things to-do.
     
  14. Commodore 64

    Commodore 64 Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

    Age:
    43
    Mar 1, 2010
    Kent, OH
    I've got a Samick Artist Series LP. I think it's around 2001 in year. I'd like to know if the top is photoflame or real wood. Other than that, this guitar seems to be really well built. I replaced the string thru ferrules in the front and back, as the ones in the front had slipped a little and the strings were cutting into the cap.

    Actually I have 2 Samicks. If you look in the first pic, you'll see a Jazzmaster with P90s.

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  15. Tdot

    Tdot Poster Extraordinaire

    I doubt if anyone can tell from a photograph, but from all the Samicks I've seen up close, I'd bet on real wood.
     
  16. Commodore 64

    Commodore 64 Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

    Age:
    43
    Mar 1, 2010
    Kent, OH
    Someone said if you look with a magnifying glass and see dots (dots that make the pattern) it's a photo flame. I can't see any dots. But then, it could be a veneer, right?
     
  17. Tdot

    Tdot Poster Extraordinaire

    Basically that's what a cap top is. Could be 1/4" or 1/32", but it's a decorative layer of pretty (real) wood on top of the body.:D
     
  18. henkka

    henkka TDPRI Member

    18
    Aug 29, 2010
    FIN
    Samick-built 1987/88 Epi Sheraton II

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    Wonderful guitar, been a fan of the Samick factory for a long time. I have some info on Samick Epis if someone´s interested.

    Hilleri
     
  19. 5595bassman

    5595bassman Tele-Holic

    Age:
    70
    578
    Oct 4, 2009
    Montreal Canada
    Same for me!

    Here is mine (been already posted on other threads).

    SAB 653 (1993?)
     

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  20. Hiker

    Hiker Poster Extraordinaire

    Jul 20, 2008
    Alabama
    Thank you, Samick!

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